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1950 Cleveland Indians
Major league affiliations
Location
1950 Information
Owner(s) Ellis Ryan
General Manager(s) Hank Greenberg
Manager(s) Lou Boudreau
Local television WKBL
(Jack Graney, Jim Dudley)
Local radio WERE
(Jack Graney, Jim Dudley)

The Cleveland Indians' 1950 season was the 50th season in franchise history. It involved the Cleveland Indians attempting to win the American League. Rookie Al Rosen would lead the American League in home runs with 37.[1]

Contents

Offseason

Regular season

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Season standings

American League W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 98 56 .636 --
Detroit Tigers 95 59 .617 3
Boston Red Sox 94 60 .610 4
Cleveland Indians 92 62 .597 6
Washington Senators 67 87 .435 31
Chicago White Sox 60 94 .390 38
St. Louis Browns 58 96 .377 40
Philadelphia Athletics 52 102 .338 46

Notable transactions

Roster

1950 Cleveland Indians roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Boudreau, LouLou Boudreau 81 260 70 .269 1 29

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Awards and honors

  • Al Rosen, American League Leader, Home Runs (37)

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Del Baker
AA Oklahoma City Indians Texas League Joe Vosmik, Hank Gowdy and Tommy Reis
A Dayton Indians Central League Dolph Camilli
A Wilkes-Barre Barons Eastern League Bill Norman
B Cedar Rapids Indians Illinois-Indiana-Iowa League Billy Jurges
B Harrisburg Senators Interstate League Les Bell
B Spartanburg Peaches Tri-State League Kerby Farrell
B Tacoma Tigers Western International League Jack Brillheart
C Tucson Cowboys Arizona-Texas League Hank Leiber
C Bakersfield Indians California League Harry Griswold
C Pittsfield Indians Canadian-American League Lloyd Brown
D Daytona Beach Islanders Florida State League Red Ruffing
D Zanesville Indians Ohio-Indiana League Knowles Piercy
D Batavia Clippers PONY League Ed Kobesky
D Green Bay Blue Jays Wisconsin State League Phil Seghi

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Wilkes-Barre[6]

Notes

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.346, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, NY, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ a b Grant Dunlap page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Satchel Paige page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Mike Tresh page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Mickey Vernon page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References


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